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May 30, 2011

New Blood Test to Detect MRSA Infections

Scientists have developed a new blood culture test that uses paper strips to detect MRSA infections. The new test only takes five hours to produce a result. Kent Voorhees, a member of the Department of Chemistry and Geochemistry at Colorado School of Mines in the US, said

By cms admin

Scientists have developed a new blood culture test that uses paper strips to detect MRSA infections.

The new test only takes five hours to produce a result.

Kent Voorhees, a member of the Department of Chemistry and Geochemistry at Colorado School of Mines in the US, said that diagnosing MSRA infections quickly is important, so that treatment can begin immediately with the right antibiotic.

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